Question

# Stanley bought five packs of Yu-Gi-Oh cards, $7 worth of bubble gum, and then eight more packs of Yu-Gi-Oh cards. Simon bought four packs of Yu-Gi-Oh cards, $10 worth of Cheetos, $12 worth of Mt. Dew, and then six more packs of Yu-Gi-Oh cards. If they paid the same amount, how much was each pack of Yu-Gi-Oh cards?

Hint:

- Hint:

○ Form the equation according to given information.

○ Take variable value as alphabet and solve equation to get the value of variable.

## The correct answer is: $5.

- Step by step explanation:

○ Given:

Stanley buys 13 pack of Yu-Gi-Oh cards + $7 bubble gum

Simon buys 10 pack of Yu-Gi-Oh cards + $10 cheetos + $12 Mt.dew

○ Step 1:

○ Let price of 1 pack of Yu-Gi-Oh cards be x.

First consider case of Stanley

Total money spent = 13x + 7

Now consider case of Simon:

Total money spent = 10x + 10 + 12

○ Step 2:

○ Equate money spent by both.

(13x + 7 ) = (10x + 10 + 12 )

(13x + 7 ) = (10x + 22 )

13x - 10x = 22 - 7

3x = 15

x =

x = 5

- Final Answer:

Hence, the price of 1 pack is $5.

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